Only 93% of corn and 59% of soybeans have been planted in Illinois

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After struggling to get the corn crop planted, Central Illinois farmers continue to battle wet conditions.

In some places, the fields are too wet. The state Ag Department says 93% of the state's corn crop has been planted,  while 59% of the soybeans are in the ground. Despite being behind five-year planting averages, Lyle Roberts of the Illinois Soybean Association says more soybeans will be planted in the state this year because of high demand for oil and soymeal.

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